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dilute

Chem
a. (of a solution, suspension, mixture, etc.) having a low concentration or a concentration that has been reduced by admixture
b. (of a substance) present in solution, esp a weak solution in water

dilute

[dī′lüt]
(chemistry)
To make less concentrated.
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18 per dilutive common share compared to a net loss of USD146,000, or USD0.
9 million share buyback program authorized by the Board of Directors on July 15, 2008 to offset the dilutive impact of converting outstanding Oceane bonds due in 2010.
In determining whether potential common shares are dilutive or anti-dilutive, each issue or series of potential common shares should be considered separately rather than in the aggregate.
The process of including increasingly less dilutive shares continues until the resulting EPS figure increases or there are no more potential shares.
The dilutive impact is the number of shares that could have been purchased by the Company with the related proceeds.
For calculating the dilutive effects of options and warrants, the FASB would retain Opinion no.
06 per dilutive common share, for the fourth quarter of 2014, compared to net income available to common shareholders of USD811,000, or USD0.
21) BASIC WEIGHTED AVERAGE NUMBER OF COMMON SHARES OUTSTANDING 1,404,808 1,362,426 1,397,092 1,362,426 DILUTIVE INCOME (LOSS) PER SHARE $(.
Increased non-GAAP dilutive earnings per share (EPS) to CHF 1.
Assuming the transaction closes as expected in mid-year, MMC estimates that the sale would have a mildly dilutive impact on 2007 earnings per share of approximately five cents.